Wednesday outage leaves thousands of San Diegans without power

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Posted at 5:45 PM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-05 21:10:09-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Thousands of SDG&E customers were left in the dark in Central San Diego, as an power outage hit late Wednesday.

The outage affected about 5,800 customers in the Sorrento Valley, Mira Mesa, and Scripps Ranch areas just after 5 p.m., according to SDG&E's outage map.

Those still without power dropped to about 1,900 customers by about 6 p.m.

It's unclear what caused the outage. Crews were assessing the issue and estimated power would be restored by 8 p.m. up to 9:30 p.m. in some areas.

Other outages were also reported in the Oceanside and Poway areas around the same time as well. SDG&E estimates power to be retored to those areas around 8 p.m. as well.

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